Fier District

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Fier District
Rrethi i Fierit
District
Map showing the district within Albania
Map showing the district within Albania
Country  Albania
County Fier County
Capital Fier
Area
 • Total 785 km2 (303 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 199,442
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)

The District of Fier (Albanian: Rrethi i Fierit) is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania, part of Fier County. It has a population of 199,442[2] (2010 estimate), and an area of 785 km². It is in the south-west of the country, and its capital is Fier. The district consists of the following municipalities:

Fier is well known for its ancient city, known as "Apollonia", where Cicero, the famous Roman orator had studied for a small period of time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "POPULLSIA SIPAS PREFEKTURAVE, 2001–2010". Albanian Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 
  2. ^ "POPULLSIA SIPAS RRETHEVE, 2001-2010". Albanian Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 2010-09-09. 

Coordinates: 40°42′N 19°32′E / 40.700°N 19.533°E / 40.700; 19.533